The Lead Pastor has ultimate responsibility for all aspects of ministry at Holland’s United Methodist Church (HUMC). The Minister of Music is responsible for directing the music ministry of HUMC including, but not limited to, budget preparation and management, coordination of activities of paid and volunteer music staff, rehearsal and performances of Chancel Choir and Worship Team, procure music for Chancel Choir, and provide guidance in the selection of music for children’s choir. This ministry includes recruitment of members for all choirs as well as provides assistance in all other areas of the music ministry.
The Minister of Music should be committed to the performance of a variety of music in glorifying God and promoting meaningful worship. This position is a position of ministry through music. Graduation from a 4-year institution with a degree in music education is preferred, ability to play the piano and/or organ, ability to sight-read hymns, 3 years participation in high school or community chorus/ensemble, 5 years as a director of a 4-part chorus (preferred). A combination of education and experience will be considered.
It is anticipated this position will require approximately 20 hours per week. Liturgical periods of the church year may require more time (such as during the Christmas and Lenten seasons) while winter and summer may require slightly less time.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.